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Expo 2020 Open Call
ilDÁNA 2020 / 2021
National Strategy for the Irish-language arts
National Arts Sector Training Needs Analysis
Grants and Awards
The Liam O’Flynn Award - Closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 16 January 2020
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
Deadline: Arts Grant Funding 2021
Young Ensembles Scheme 2020
News from the community
Little Island Books is hiring!
Great job opportunity at Dance Theatre of Ireland - Marketing & Finance Executive
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Expo 2020 Open Call

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has launched an Expo 2020 Open Call for Expo 2020 which will take place in Dubai from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021.

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ilDÁNA 2020 / 2021

TG4 and the Arts Council are delighted to announce a new season of ilDÁNA 2020 / 2021.

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National Strategy for the Irish-language arts

The Arts Council welcomes the development of a national strategy for the Irish-language arts by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. If you are a practitioner, an audience member, or interested in the Irish-language based arts, this is the time to add your voice to this Strategy.

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National Arts Sector Training Needs Analysis

The Arts Council is working with Galway2020 and NUIG to undertake a National Arts Sector Training Needs Analysis.

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Grants and Awards
The Liam O’Flynn Award - Closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 16 January 2020

The deadline for The Liam O’Flynn Award is Thursday 16 January, 2020 at 5.30pm. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

The Liam O’Flynn Award is a joint initiative of the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the National Concert Hall/An Ceoláras Náisiúnta as part of its partnership for the promotion, appreciation and enjoyment of traditional arts, which includes the Tradition Now festival of traditional music.

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New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced

The closing date for tours starting from July to December 2020 and for Advance Planning 2021 will be January 9th, 2020.

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Deadline: Arts Grant Funding 2021

Deadline for receipt of applications: 5.30pm on Thursday 12 March 2020

The application window will open on 28 January 2020.

The purpose of Arts Grants Funding is to ensure that there is a breadth of high-quality arts activity and programmes throughout the country, by offering flexible support for a fixed period of time, and in so doing responds to the needs of those who are making, presenting and supporting the creation of work.

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Young Ensembles Scheme 2020

The deadline for the Young Ensembles Scheme is Thursday 13 February 2020 at 5:30pm. The primary purpose of the Young Ensembles Scheme is to support groups of young people between the ages of ten and twenty-four to create or critically engage with ambitious and original work together in any artform. The scheme has two strands.

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News from the community
Little Island Books is hiring!

Little Island Books is looking for a talented person to join its dynamic and dedicated creative team.

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Great job opportunity at Dance Theatre of Ireland - Marketing & Finance Executive

Dance Theatre of Ireland is accepting applications for the position of Marketing & Finance Executive.  This is a very dynamic position in a busy arts organisation, as part of a small team working closely with the Artistic Directors. 

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